Town of Wappinger, NY
Dutchess County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wappinger as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 85.
[Adopted 4-25-2005 by L.L. No. 3-2005[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law stated that it would apply to construction contracts advertised for bid on and after the effective date of the local law.

§ 103-1 Title.

This article shall be entitled "Apprenticeship Training Programs for Town Construction Contracts."

§ 103-2 Legislative intent and purpose.

[Amended 9-8-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
The legislative intent and purpose of this article is to adopt a policy to promote apprenticeship training as authorized by § 816-b of the New York State Labor Law by requiring that all contractors and/or subcontractors to a construction contract in which the Town of Wappinger is a direct or indirect party shall be required to have apprenticeship training programs that have been registered with and approved by the New York State Commissioner of Labor prior to entering into such construction contract with the Town of Wappinger. Contracts awarded for less than $500,000 shall exempt a contractor or a subcontractor from the provisions of this article.

§ 103-3 Apprenticeship agreements required; exception.

A. 
The Town of Wappinger hereby requires any contractor, prior to entering in a construction contract with the Town of Wappinger, or any subcontractor entering into a contract with a contractor who has a construction contract with the Town of Wappinger, to have apprenticeship agreements appropriate for the type and scope of work to be performed and which have been registered with, and approved by, the New York State Commissioner of Labor in accordance with Article 23 of the New York State Labor Law, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in § 103 of the New York General Municipal Law or the procurement policy of the Town of Wappinger pursuant to Chapter 46 of the Code of the Town of Wappinger.
B. 
Construction contracts as defined herein awarded for less than $500,000 shall be exempt from the provisions of this article.
[Amended 9-8-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]

§ 103-4 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT
Any contract awarded by the Town of Wappinger for $500,000 or more, to which the Town of Wappinger may be a direct or indirect party, which involves the construction, reconstruction, improvement, rehabilitation, maintenance, repair, furnishing, equipping of or otherwise providing for any building, facility or physical structure of any kind.
[Amended 9-8-2008 by L.L. No. 4-2008]
CONTRACTOR OR SUBCONTRACTOR
Subject to the provisions of this article, shall mean a contractor or subcontractor which directly employs labor under a construction contract for which an apprentice program has been approved by the New York State Commissioner of Law in accordance with Article 23 of the New York Labor Law.